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Has anyone ever dropped in on a vert ramp on a fixie?

Old 02-21-06, 05:38 PM
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Has anyone ever dropped in on a vert ramp on a fixie?

Like, a real 12-14 foot, 1-2 feet of vert skate ramp? Preferably on a track bike.
If not, I'm gonna get Industrial Light & Magic to fake a video for me.
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haha that sounds like some scary ****! I'd like to see a video of that.
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Old 02-21-06, 05:41 PM
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I've dropped in on plenty O' vert but never on a bike, that would be pretty sick.
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i was carving some brick banks downtown last week. both wheels on the bank, i guess that's sort of getting skatey with it...
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I rode mine in the Berkeley skatepark a while back. Was fun but not as much fun as on a skateboard.
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yeah. back when i was learning backflips on launch ramps with martin aparijo and having kevin bacon lecture me about my rented tux.

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Is that another Quicksilver reference? Damn, I gotta see that movie....
Or wait... It's Rad, isn't it? No, Kevin Bacon's not in Rad.
Did that really happen? Lucky!
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I dropped in a 1/4 at one of the local parks. Its got a loooong curved bank as well, so you can hit it velodrome style. Its only sketchy when your tires slip on the spraypaint.
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Originally Posted by lyledriver
I dropped in a 1/4 at one of the local parks. Its got a loooong curved bank as well, so you can hit it velodrome style. Its only sketchy when your tires slip on the spraypaint.
China Creek bathtub?
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no bicycles are allowed to be ridden in swiming pools in california.

hhmmm interesting..
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is that a law?
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...yeah, you know how all fixed-gear riders are
always obeying the laws. i know i do.
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this sounds like a really good idea guys
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I took several different tallbikes into a skatepark I used to live near. I nearly flipped off one of them.

Never again.
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A tallbike?....oh man that musta been crazy
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I've ridden vert ramps on a bmx, and can say that dropping in to one on a track bike would be almost impossible. I'd love to see someone try thought.

Martin Aparijo back flip? Yeah right, more like cherry pickers.

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Originally Posted by 46x17
I rode mine in the Berkeley skatepark a while back. Was fun but not as much fun as on a skateboard.
Ha! I was just going to post that if anyone in the forum has done it it's Clayton.
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Originally Posted by Judah
Ha! I was just going to post that if anyone in the forum has done it it's Clayton.
Funny, I was thinking something just like that.
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Originally Posted by Grunk
I've ridden vert ramps on a bmx, and can say that dropping in to one on a track bike would be almost impossible. I'd love to see someone try thought.

Martin Aparijo back flip? Yeah right, more like cherry pickers.

Wow!!
Whatever happened to that guy!!!! I used to freestyle in the mid-late 80s'. That guy, Dave Voelker, Brian Blyther (he was so smooth), Mike Dominguez, Dennis McCoy, all the old schoolers!!!!!! Those guys I looked up to back in the day......... when I was a teenager.
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before you had a little bit of gold and a pager...
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No, it's "Before I had status and a pager" or something like that.
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Originally Posted by andrew young
No, it's "Before I had status and a pager" or something like that.
ha, i got NWA and Tribe all mixed up in my dim and aging mind...

NWA ---**** the Police
****in with me cuz I'm a teenager,
With a little bit of gold and a pager.
Searchin my car, lookin for the product.
Thinkin every ***** is sellin narcotics.

TRIBE---- Excursions
Back in the days when I was a teenager
Before I had status and before I had a pager
You could find the Abstract listening to hip hop
My pops used to say, it reminded him of be-bop
I said, well daddy don't you know that things go in cycles
The way that Bobby Brown is just ampin like Michael
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Originally Posted by andrew young
No, it's "Before I had status and a pager" or something like that.

this kid--couldn't have been older than 12--came up to me at a bookstore once and asked me why i had such big holes in my ears. i told him and then asked why he had a mouth full of gold teeth. he said he couldn't really write a good rap yet, but that the gold teeth would better the acoustics in his mouth so that when he COULD write a good rap, he'd be able to sing it right.

i laughed. i laughed in his face--hysterically. then i told him i hoped that he'd just put chocolate bar foil on his teeth cos he was delusional.
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He didn't REALLY believe that did he?
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Originally Posted by visitordesign
this kid--couldn't have been older than 12--came up to me at a bookstore once and asked me why i had such big holes in my ears. i told him and then asked why he had a mouth full of gold teeth. he said he couldn't really write a good rap yet, but that the gold teeth would better the acoustics in his mouth so that when he COULD write a good rap, he'd be able to sing it right.

i laughed. i laughed in his face--hysterically. then i told him i hoped that he'd just put chocolate bar foil on his teeth cos he was delusional.
a 12 year old with gold teeth?!

he be so ill i be trippin all over my game, daym dawg! i never thunk that them gold grilz give yous dope beat skilz!
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